Petit Le Mans, Free 3: the Cadillac Action Express drives the point home – Endurance-Info

Petit Le Mans Free 3 the Cadillac Action Express drives - Petit Le Mans, Free 3: the Cadillac Action Express drives the point home - Endurance-Info

Pipo Derani in Action Express's Cadillac DPi-VR # 31 set the fastest time in the third (night) free practice session at Petit Le Mans, narrowly ahead of Renger van der Zande (Cadillac # 10) by 0.040 seconds. Dane Cameron and Ricky Taylor set the third and fourth lap times for the Acura Penske team. The fastest Mazda was Harry Tincknell's # 55 in fifth place. These first five beats are held in just 0.129 seconds.

In LMP2, Mikkel Jensen was the fastest again with Tower Motorsport by Starworks ORECA 07 …

Porsche continued its dominance with the two Porsche 911 RSRs in the top two places. Laurens Vanthoor was the fastest with # 912, ahead of teammate Fred Makowiecki on # 911. Nicky Catsburg's # 3 Corvette C8.R is 3rd ahead of Team BMW RLL’s first BMW M8, Augusto Farfus’s # 24. The six GTLMs are in just 0.622 seconds.

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Jack Hawksworth was the fastest in GTD with the # 14 Lexus RC F GT3 by AIM Vasser Sullivan. Wright Motorsports’ # 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R was the second fastest in the hands of Jan Heylen, followed by Team Hardpoint’s # 30 Audi R8 LMS GT3 of Markus Winkelhock. Alessandro Balzan, who is making his return to production, is 4th with the # 63 Ferrari 488 GT3 of Scuderia Corsa.

The session was marked by two red flags: the most important came 25 minutes from time when Chris Miller and Ben Keating made contact. The collision knocked both cars off the track, and while Keating's # 74 Riley Motorsports Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo was able to resume testing, Miller's # 85 Cadillac JDC-Miller Motorsports sustained damage to the track. wing back and did not continue.

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The times are HERE.

The next meeting will be the qualification which will start this evening at 6.30 pm …

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